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Lecture: «On the Ants, and a Manifesto»
Geoffrey C. Bowker and Bodhisattva Chattopadhyay
Tuesday, March 26

As a pilot of a new, collaborative art series, «Sensing: Between an amoeba and an atom», we welcome you to the first lecture, «On the Ants, and a Manifesto» with Geoffrey C. Bowker and Bodhisattva Chattopadhyay at Kunsthall Trondheim.

This series is anchored and angered in art as a praxis and habitat, care as research and decolonizing the nature of structural and infrastructural paths of violence for more than human times. This series is a collaboration between Kunsthall Trondheim, GAMES GAIA Geoengineering (Art beyond the Anthropocene) and Prof. Susanne M. Winterling (Trondheim Academy of Fine Art, NTNU).

The lecture will be held in English.
Free admission.

PARTICIPANTS of «On the Ants, and a Manifesto»:
Geoffrey C. Bowker is Professor of Informatics at the University of California, Irvine. Bowker has devoted much of his career to examining the values embedded within sociotechnical infrastructures such as databases, visualization strategies, and science and engineering standards.

Bodhisattva Chattopadhyay is a researcher at the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages at UiO, (University of Oslo). Chattopadhyay’s works are mainly focused on science fiction from an STS and history of science perspective. Chattopadhyay is also the Series Editor for Studies in Global Genre Fiction (The Routledge Book Series), editor-in-chief of Fafnir: Nordic Journal of Fiction and Fantasy Research and editor of the Journal of Science Fiction.